November 23, 2017

Board of Education Minutes (February)

The Heard County Board of Education met in retreat on February 3, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. at the Dolce Conference Center in Peachtree City, Georgia. Present were Chairman Roger Harrod, Vice Chairman Tim Holtzclaw, Mike Crockett, Morris Long and Superintendent Jerry Prince.

I. Mr. Harrod called the meeting to order.

II. Mr. Holtzclaw gave the invocation.

III. Mr. Crockett moved to adopt the agenda and the list of work session topics. The Second was by Mr. Holtzclaw. Unanimous. See attachment book for agenda and list of topics.

IV. The Board discussed selected topics as listed.

  • A. Common Core Georgia Performance Standards
  • B. College and Career Readiness Index
  • C. Changes in student assessment program
  • D. SACS Review- spring 2013
  • E. Advanced Placement (AP) program
  • F. School nurses
  • G. PreK- changes proposed by Governor Deal
  • H. Pending litigation
  • I. Proposed changes to energy tax
  • J. Changes in health insurance premiums for classified employees
  • K. Acquisition of real estate

V. The meeting was adjourned on a motion by Mr. Crockett and Second by Mr. Holtzclaw. Unanimous.

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The Heard County Board of Education met in retreat on February 4, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. at the Dolce Conference Center in Peachtree City, Georgia. Present were Chairman Roger Harrod, Vice Chairman Tim Holtzclaw, Mike Crockett, Morris Long and Superintendent Jerry Prince.

I. Mr. Harrod called the meeting to order.

II. Mr. Crockett gave the invocation.

III. Mr. Holtzclaw moved to adopt the agenda and the list of work session topics. The Second was by Mr. Long. Unanimous. See attachment book for agenda and list of topics.

IV. The Board discussed selected topics as listed.

A. Budget projections for FY13
B. 2012-2013 system enrollment projections
C. Staffing projections for 2012-2013
D. 2012-2013 school system calendar
E. 2011-2012 360 administrator evaluations
F. 2012-2013 administrative staff
G. Review all bonds. Debt service account, and SPLOST
H. Facility needs

  •       1. Old school bus garage facility and site
  •       2. Press box in Staples Stadium
  •       3. Restroom/concession stand/press box at Heard Middle
  •       4. Renovations/additions to track at Heard Middle
  •       5. Press box/concession stand at Heard Middle softball field
  •       6. Fence at Heard High baseball field
  •       7. Enclose connecting walkway at Ephesus Elementary
  •       8. Outdoor playgrounds at all elementary schools
  •       9. Performing Arts Center

V. The meeting was adjourned on a motion by Mr. Crockett and Second by Mr. Long. Unanimous.

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The Heard County Board of Education met in a regular meeting on February 14, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Central Office in Franklin. Present were Chairman Roger Harrod, Vice Chairman Tim Holtzclaw, Mike Crockett, Morris Long and Superintendent Jerry Prince.

I. Mr. Harrod called the meeting to order and Mr. Long gave the invocation.

II. Mr. Crockett moved to adopt the agenda. The Second was by Mr. Holtzclaw. Unanimous. See attachment book for agenda.

III. Mr. Long moved to approve the minutes of the January 10 and 24, 2012 Meetings. The Second was by Mr. Holtzclaw. Unanimous.

IV. Mrs. Betty Barber, 5204 Victory Road Franklin, addressed the Board concerning her retirement. Mrs. Betty expressed her desire to retire from the positions of bus driver and paraprofessional at the end of the school year. She stated she had enjoyed working with the children in the community. The Board expressed appreciation to Mrs. Betty for her many years of service. See attachment book for sign in sheet.

V. Special Recognition
–A. Mr. Prince congratulated Centralhatchee Elementary for being named a SSAS Gold Award Winner for High Performance in 2011. In order to qualify for this award Centralhatchee must have met AYP for 2 consecutive years, had more than 30% of students exceed standards in the CRCT, and had 97% or more of students meet and exceed standards on the CRCT.
–B. Mr. Prince congratulated schools on being named Title I distinguished schools including Centralhatchee Elementary with 9 consecutive years making AYP and 7 years as a distinguished school, Ephesus Elementary with 9 consecutive years making AYP and 7 years as a distinguished school, Heard Middle with 8 consecutive years making AYP and 6 years as a distinguished school, and Heard Elementary with 6 consecutive years making AYP and 4 years as a distinguished school.

VI. Policy Matters. See attachment book for report.
–A. Mr. Prince presented Policy GANA- Infectious Diseases (revised) and Policy JGCC- Infectious Diseases (revised) to be considered by the Board for approval at the March 13, 2012 meeting.

VII. Central Office Staff Reports
–A. Dr. Cole and Mr. Kay reviewed recent work with the attendance protocol committee and reported on work with the District Attorney to complete court referrals for parents whose children were in violation of attendance policy. Dr. Cole and Mr. Kay updated the Board on the recent approval of Georgia’s NCLB waiver and provided information of the reference chart concerning designation at the end of this school year of reward, priority, focus and alert schools in Georgia. See attachment book for reference chart.
–B. Mr. Kay stated he would discuss transportation later in the meeting.
–C. Dr. Cole reported that Pre-K registration for 2012-2013 would begin soon with times of 7:00 AM-6:00 PM at schools scheduled for March 1st at Heard Elementary, March 5th at Centralhatchee Elementary, and March 15th at Ephesus Elementary. See attachment book for advertisement.

VIII. Superintendents Reports
–A. Financial
—-1. Mr. Prince reviewed current financial statements, activity in Debt Service account, SPLOST fund expenditures, and grant funds. Mr. Prince reviewed fund balances in system accounts and SPLOST revenue. Upon Mr. Prince’s recommendation, Mr. Crockett moved to approve the financial report as presented. The Second was by Mr. Holtzclaw. Unanimous. See attachment book for report.
—-B. Mr. Prince updated the Board on work on the tentative budget.
—-C. Mr. Prince provided a maintenance report on work at the Heard High Gym to remove bats.

IX. Items for Approval.
–A. Mr. Long moved to declare 3 busses as surplus and to approve the sale of the 3 surplus busses. The Second was by Mr. Holtzclaw. Unanimous.
–B. Mr. Long moved to reimbursement of general fund from the SPLOST collection account in the amount of $334,563.99. The Second was by Mr. Crockett. Unanimous. See attachment book for summary.

X. Personnel. See attachment book for recommendations.
–A. Upon Mr. Prince’s recommendation, Mr. Harrod moved to approve the resignation of Robin Worley from a certified position effective at the end of the school year. The Second was by Mr. Holtzclaw. Unanimous.
–B. The Board recognized the retirement of Betty Barber from a non-certified position effective at the end of the school year.
–C. Upon Mr. Prince’s recommendation, Mr. Holtzclaw moved to approve Rodney Cates for a non-certified position. The Second was by Mr. Crockett. Unanimous.

XI. The meeting was adjourned on a motion by Mr. Crockett and Second by Mr. Long. Unanimous.

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The Heard County Board of Education met in a regular meeting on February 28, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Central Office in Franklin. Present were Chairman Roger Harrod, Vice Chairman Tim Holtzclaw, Mike Crockett, Morris Long and Superintendent Jerry Prince.

I. Mr. Harrod called the meeting to order and gave the invocation.

II. Mr. Holtzclaw moved to adopt the agenda. The Second was by Mr. Long. Unanimous. See attachment book for agenda.

III. Mr. Ed Smith, consultant for GSBA, conducted Whole Board Training.

IV. The Board discussed a student residency issue.

V. The meeting was adjourned on a motion by Mr. Crockett and Second by Mr. Holtzclaw. Unanimous.

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